Archive for March, 2015

How to mount NFS exports on Windows

March 7th, 2015, posted in Linux, Windows


UNIX and Linux users have long been accustomed to networking over NFS, or Network File System. It’s been around for a quarter of a century, was made popular by SunOS, and if you can stomach it’s myriad security flaws, it’s always been the quickest, dirtiest way to share files between disparate systems. Since Windows 7, Microsoft has deemed it necessary to provide proper NFS client support (and requisite MMC snap-in) to consumer Windows.